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2 Corinthians 9 - NIV

5 So I thought it necessary to urge the brothers to visit you in advance and finish the arrangements for the generous gift you had promised. Then it will be ready as a generous gift, not as one grudgingly given.

Generosity Encouraged

6 Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously.

7 Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.

8 And God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work.

9 As it is written:

“They have freely scattered their gifts to the poor;
their righteousness endures forever.”[a]

10 Now he who supplies seed to the sower and bread for food will also supply and increase your store of seed and will enlarge the harvest of your righteousness.

11 You will be enriched in every way so that you can be generous on every occasion, and through us your generosity will result in thanksgiving to God.

12 This service that you perform is not only supplying the needs of the Lord’s people but is also overflowing in many expressions of thanks to God.

13 Because of the service by which you have proved yourselves, others will praise God for the obedience that accompanies your confession of the gospel of Christ, and for your generosity in sharing with them and with everyone else.

14 And in their prayers for you their hearts will go out to you, because of the surpassing grace God has given you.


a. 2 Corinthians 9:9 Psalm?112:9

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Shared by: Stephen Sheane on Dec, 2016
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Series: Giving
Denomination: Baptist
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Series: One Church
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Shared by: Jeffery Anselmi on Aug, 2016
Summary: Why do we take up an offering each week? It is more than just to pay the bills!
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Shared by: William R. Nabaza on Jun, 2016
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Shared by: Denn Guptill on Apr, 2016
Summary: This message looks at the legacy each of us will leave.
Denomination: Wesleyan
Views: 485
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Shared by: Pastor E Cavenaugh on Mar, 2016
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Shared by: Ken Ritz on Mar, 2016
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Shared by: Dave McFadden on Feb, 2016
Summary: If we are to grow in the grace of giving, we need to give prayerfully.
Scripture: 2 Corinthians 9:7
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Views: 303
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Shared by: Tim Smith on Feb, 2016
Summary: Many people wonder why Paul ever wrote “God loves a cheerful giver.” Is there really such a thing?
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Views: 230
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Shared by: David Owens on Oct, 2015
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Shared by: John Gaston on Aug, 2015
Summary: Seven laws that make clear the duty and joy of giving.
Scripture: 2 Corinthians 9:7
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Views: 1,840
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Shared by: Daniel Habben on Aug, 2015
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Shared by: Denn Guptill on Apr, 2015
Summary: Three principles that we discover about generosity in Paul's letter to the Corinthians
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Shared by: Dennis Davidson on Mar, 2015
Summary: God abundantly supplies so that we having been blessed can in turn bless others which results in everyone blessing God. The grace of Christian giving pours the blessings of God on all involved, the giver, the recipient, those concerned, & God.
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Views: 3,438
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Shared by: Michael Deutsch on Mar, 2015
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Summary: Part 3 of a 3 part series on Stewardship
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Shared by: Dennis Davidson on Feb, 2015
Summary: God's grace enables us to have all-sufficiency so we can abound in giving. God's is able to give us complete sufficiency so that we can abound in every good work
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Shared by: Kerry Nichols on Feb, 2015
Summary: Putting our complete Trust and Faith In Jesus Christ. Giving Jesus everything in our life
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Shared by: Dennis Davidson on Feb, 2015
Summary: Giving is not simply an act, it flows out of who we are, out of our love for God. Then we will be the cheerful givers who are loved by God
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Scripture: 2 Corinthians 9:6-7
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Views: 16,963
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Shared by: Larry Turner on Jan, 2015
Summary: People have been giving to God from tradition to fear to attempted manipulation. Truthfully, God doesn't need our money. And we only honor him when it's given cheerfully.
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Scripture: 2 Corinthians 9:7
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Views: 1,842
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Shared by: Christopher Holdsworth on Dec, 2014
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Shared by: Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Dec, 2014
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Shared by: Davon Huss on Dec, 2014
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Shared by: Rick Boyne on Oct, 2014
Summary: Regular sacrificial giving is an act of trust and worship of God.
Scripture: 2 Corinthians 9:6-9
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Views: 496
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Shared by: Andrew Moffatt on Oct, 2014
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Shared by: bala samson on Sep, 2014
Summary: Don’t give Him grudgingly, don’t give Him sloppily, pull out that which is special in your wallet and give Him right away.
Scripture: 2 Corinthians 9:7
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Views: 481
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Shared by: Michael Stark on Aug, 2014
Summary: Paul's discussion of the benefits of Christian giving is discussed.
Series: Stewardship
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 333